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Play the Music of Steve Lacy

by The Whammies

Inaugural release on artist-run Driff Records, featuring an all-star lineup of top improvisers from the Boston, Amsterdam and Chicago jazz scenes, such as Han Bennink and Jeb Bishop.
Genre: Jazz: Contemporary Jazz
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Bone (to Lester Young)
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8:49 $1.00
2. As Usual (to Piet Mondrian)
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5:41 $1.00
3. The Wire (to Albert Ayler)
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3:47 album only
4. Ducks (to Ben Webster)
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4:17 album only
5. Dutch Masters (to Spike Jones & the City Slickers)
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6. I Feel a Draft (to Mal Waldron)
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4:48 album only
7. The Whammies (to Fats Navarro)
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4:02 album only
8. Locomotive
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7:16 album only
Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.


Album Notes
The Whammies Play The Music of Steve Lacy Vol. 1
Driff Records 1201

Jorrit Dijkstra - alto sax, lyricon

Pandelis Karayorgis - piano 

Jeb Bishop - trombone

Mary Oliver - violin, viola (on 2,3,6, and 7)
Nate McBride - bass

Han Bennink - drums

All compositions by Steve Lacy, except Locomotive by Thelonious Monk.

Bone is part of the six-part Tao Suite, and based on a poem by Lao Tze
As Usual is based on a poem by Bob Kaufman
Dutch Masters is based on a painting by Larry Rivers
I Feel a Draft is part of the three-part Precipitation Suite

Recorded on February 2nd, 2012 by Matt Hayes at Wellspring Sound, Acton, MA
Mixed and mastered by Antonio Oliart at Oliart Studio, Watertown , MA
Produced by Pandelis Karayorgis and Jorrit Dijkstra
Cover art by Han Bennink, design by Hidde Dijkstra
Thanks to Curt Newton, the Netherland America Foundation, Julie Mallozzi, Ken Schaphorst, Irene Aebi-Lacy, Jef Charland, David Hawthorne Violin Bows, Rob Miller.


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